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Lopez Immigration Law celebrates its Third Anniversary!

In July, Lopez Immigration Law celebrates its third anniversary! We are so grateful to our clients, our family, and our friends, who make this possible. It truly is our privilege to help our clients navigate our complex immigration system and achieve their immigration goals, but we would not be able to do it without the [...]

By |2019-07-12T18:44:26+00:00July 12th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Lopez Immigration Law celebrates its Third Anniversary!

What is Military Parole in Place?

In 2013, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) issued a memorandum establishing a policy known as “Parole in Place” (“PIP”) for immediate family members of military-service members. PIP was established as a means to honor military-service members who have sacrificed for and served our country. USCIS has committed to making the adjustment of status process [...]

By |2019-04-14T18:30:49+00:00March 13th, 2019|Parole In Place, Uncategorized|Comments Off on What is Military Parole in Place?

The Importance of Notifying USCIS about your Change of Address

Have you ever wondered why you have not received correspondence from United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS)? Perhaps you believe your case is taking longer than usual and you should have already received a decision. Then you remember that a few months ago you moved out of your house and never notified USCIS of [...]

By |2019-02-26T21:49:41+00:00February 26th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Importance of Notifying USCIS about your Change of Address

USCIS to Implement Policy on Issuance of NTAs in Humanitarian Cases November 19

In July 2018, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published an updated policy memorandum. The memorandum updates USCIS’ guidance for adjudicators on the issuance of Notices to Appear (NTA). The purpose of this updated policy is to “better align with [the] enforcement priorities” outlined in Executive Order 13768, Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior [...]

By |2018-12-10T20:39:20+00:00November 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on USCIS to Implement Policy on Issuance of NTAs in Humanitarian Cases November 19

Visit to CORE El Centro

On August 14, 2018 our administrative assistants, Nancy Azpeitia and Yahaira Gonzalez, had the privilege of touring the CORE El Centro building with the Executive Director and Co-founder, Madeline Gianforte. During the tour Nancy and Yahaira learned about the different services CORE offers to those with limited resources and/or without medical insurance. CORE is [...]

By |2019-03-15T16:02:55+00:00August 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Visit to CORE El Centro

USCIS Updates Policy on the Issuance of Notices to Appear

In July, Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published an updated policy memorandum. The memorandum updates USCIS’ guidance for adjudicators on the issuance of Notices to Appear (NTA). The purpose of this updated policy is to “better align with [the] enforcement priorities” outlined in Executive Order 13768, Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United [...]

By |2018-12-10T20:39:25+00:00August 8th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on USCIS Updates Policy on the Issuance of Notices to Appear

USCIS Updates Its Policy on the Issuance of RFEs and NOIDs

On Friday, July 13, 2018, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published an updated policy memorandum. The memorandum updates USCIS’ guidance for adjudicators on the issuance of Requests for Evidence (RFE) and Notices of Intent to Deny (NOID). This guidance is effective September 11, 2018 and applies to all applications other than Deferred Action for [...]

By |2018-12-10T20:39:27+00:00July 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on USCIS Updates Its Policy on the Issuance of RFEs and NOIDs

Lopez Immigration Law celebrates its Second Anniversary!

In July, Lopez Immigration Law celebrates its second anniversary! We would like to thank all of the wonderful people who have made this milestone possible - our clients, our family, and our friends. It is an honor for us to help our clients navigate our complex immigration system and achieve their immigration goals, but we [...]

By |2018-12-10T20:39:30+00:00July 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Lopez Immigration Law celebrates its Second Anniversary!

Congratulations, Nancy!

We are very proud to announce Nancy recently completed a comprehensive course on immigration law. We are very grateful to Nancy for diligently completing all the sessions as well as the final exam. Below, Nancy tells us a little more about the course: Q: You recently took a comprehensive course on immigration law. How [...]

By |2018-12-10T20:39:34+00:00June 21st, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Congratulations, Nancy!

USCIS Changes Policy for Mailing Secure Documents

Starting today, April 30, 2018, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will start using the U.S. Postal Service’s (USPS) signature confirmation service for mailing certain documents, such as lawful permanent resident cards, employment authorization documents, and travel documents. Applicants will now need to present an identification and sign for the delivery. Although this requires more [...]

By |2018-12-10T20:39:37+00:00April 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on USCIS Changes Policy for Mailing Secure Documents